by Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Sandra J. Peterson, Timothy S. Bredow.|
|Contributions||Peterson, Sandra J., Bredow, Timothy S.|
|LC Classifications||RT84.5 .M535 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2007047700|
A complete and detailed book focused on middle range theories. The text examines theories and their applications in clinical nursing research and practice. In this fourth edition, the change of the subtitle to Application to Nursing Research and Practice better reflects the dynamic relationship between theory, research, and practice with an /5(15). Middle Range Theory for Nursing, Fourth Edition, presents a broad spectrum of 13 middle range theories. Each theory is broken down into its purpose, development, and conceptual underpinnings, and includes a model demonstrating the relationships among the concepts, and the use of the theory in research and : $ At the time of the publication of the ﬁ rst edition of the book, Smith and Liehr were pioneers in addressing middle range theories. Impor-tantly, in that ﬁ rst edition the editors brought together eight middle range theories for nursing that had never been presented collectively. Departments: Book Reviews. Middle-Range Theory for Nursing (3rd Edition) Davydov, Marina EdD, MSN, RN-BC, C-OB, C-EFM. Author Information. Marina Davydov, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, C-OB, C-EFM Perinatal Educator New York Presbyterian Hospital Adjunct Faculty University of Phoenix, Arizona.
Praise for the Second Edition: "Smith and Liehr's exposition on nursing theory enhances nursing science and clinical practice with 12 middle range nursing theories. The discussion format of each chapter helps the reader understand the theories and the comparisons among them. This user-friendly reference is a must-have for students as well as academic and clinical nurse scholars.". The most complete and detailed book devoted to middle range theories, Middle Range Theories: Application to Nursing Research and Practice examines theories and their applications in clinical nursing research and practice. In this fourth edition, the authors address this dynamic relationship with increased emphasis on applications of middle range theories to practice. Contribution to Book Ch. 7 Applying Middle-Range Concepts and Theories to the Care of Vulnerable Populations, 4th Edition. Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Theory, Practice, and Research 4th ed () Nicole Mareno, Kennesaw State University. Medical Book Middle-Range Theories The book thoroughly explains the process of selecting an appropriate theory for a particular nursing research study and sets forth criteria for critiquing theories. Each chapter includes examples of research using middle-range theories, definitions of key terms, analysis exercises, reference lists, and.
Middle Range Theory for Nursing, Fourth Edition, presents a broad spectrum of 13 middle range theories. Each theory is broken down into its purpose, development, and conceptual underpinnings, and includes a model demonstrating the relationships among the concepts, and the use of the theory in research and practice. Three-time recipient of the AJN Book of the Year Award Praise for the third edition: "This is an outstanding edition of this book. It has great relevance for learning about, developing, and using middle range theories. It is very user friendly, yet scholarly."Score: 90, 4 Stars-Doody's Medical ReviewsThe fourth edition of this invaluable publication on middle range theory in nursing . Section One: Setting the Stage for Middle Range Theories 1 1. Disciplinary Perspectives Linked to Middle Range Theory 3 Marlaine C. Smith 2. Understanding Middle Range Theory by Moving Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction 15 Mary Jane Smith and Patricia R. Liehr 3. Evaluation of Middle Range Theories for the Discipline of Nursing 35File Size: 1MB. According to Smith & Parker (), grand theories define a broad perspective for nursing practice and approach nursing practice from a philosophical point, hence, are not testable, and also they can be applied in a range of topics. On the other hand, middle-range theories define a narrower phenomenon in nursing practice, are testable, they focus Continue Reading .